The Assistant is an American drama movie that was produced in 2019. It had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on August 30, afterward, Bleecker Street acquired distribution rights to the movie.
The plot revolves around a young female graduate who enters a film production company, she slowly understands the shady field she entered.
It scored 85% from Rotten Tomatoes, 5.9/10 from IMDb, and 76% from Metacritic.
One of the most trusted measurements of quality for Movies & TV, Rotten Tomatoes’s critical consensus reads, “Led by a powerhouse performance from Julia Garner, The Assistant offers a withering critique of workplace harassment and systemic oppression.”.
The movie comes at the time of the “Me Too” movement, which is a movement raised against sexual harassment and sexual assault. The phrase “Me Too” was initially used in this context on social media in 2006, on Myspace, by sexual harassment survivor and activist Tarana Burke.
Info & Cast
Rating: R (for some language)
Genre: Drama, Mystery & Suspense
Directed By: Kitty Green
Written By: Kitty Green
Produced by: James Schamus, Scott Macaulay, and P Jennifer Dana
Release date: Jan 31, 2020
Runtime: 87 minutes
Studio: Bleecker Street
Julia Garner as Jane
Matthew Macfadyen as Wilcock
Kristine Froseth as Sienna
Makenzie Leigh as Ruby
Noah Robbins as Male Assistant
Dagmara Domińczyk as Donna
Purva Bedi as Executive Assistant